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05-14-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,160
Posted By Strafzettel

I don't plain hate it and honestly I didn't buy...

I don't plain hate it and honestly I didn't buy my GLS for the looks either, the model prior to mine looked better but I wanted the newer tech, I still love how it drives, how practical and how quiet...
05-14-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,160
Posted By Strafzettel

I have been in this forum since 2013, I look for...

I have been in this forum since 2013, I look for help, I help others I ask for opinions and I voice my opinion. Does that answer your question?
05-07-2019, 11:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 330
Posted By Strafzettel

It sounds a little like it does when you take the...

It sounds a little like it does when you take the air filter out. Maybe the (engine) air filter housing isn't closed properly? My 2017 GLS 450 doesn't make that sound
05-07-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,160
Posted By Strafzettel

The screen looks great they way they did it in...

The screen looks great they way they did it in the S-Class. I understand they wanted it to be accessible since it's a touch screen but it's not done nicely. It's like they were thinking... the Tesla...
05-04-2019, 11:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,160
Posted By Strafzettel

It's weird how the new GLS has been improved so...

It's weird how the new GLS has been improved so much over the old/current version but has so many unexptected features starting from the stuck on triple sized iPad screen, the controls that remind me...
04-22-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,758
Posted By Strafzettel

Thanks for posting! I'm surprised that acoustic...

Thanks for posting! I'm surprised that acoustic comfort is not standard, a GLS should be as quiet as it can be without having to add options.
I'm not annoyed about the extra $1100 but having to hunt...
03-28-2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Strafzettel

This is my 3rd MB with V6 engine since 2011 and I...

This is my 3rd MB with V6 engine since 2011 and I never had to top off the oil
03-28-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Strafzettel

I believe it should be in between min and max,...

I believe it should be in between min and max, not 1 centimeter above max
03-16-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Strafzettel

Oil level above max after dealer oil change

2 days ago I had a B-Service done at Mercedes of Chicago and today I checked how much oil they put in the engine. I checked after the car had sat over night and after I drove it today and both times...
03-15-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 564,112
Posted By Strafzettel

Was the 2020 GLE450 as quiet and was the ride as...

Was the 2020 GLE450 as quiet and was the ride as comfortable as it was in the 2019 GLS450?
02-26-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 92,399
Posted By Strafzettel

The fart feature

Does anyone know if the new GLE can make fart noises like the Tesla model 3? This is too funny!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzspO4-T7t4
02-23-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 564,112
Posted By Strafzettel

Hopefully Skizz' car won't have the rear fender...

Hopefully Skizz' car won't have the rear fender plastic missing like this one, did nobody notice that?
02-08-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 564,112
Posted By Strafzettel

Looks like they are having trouble making them as...

Looks like they are having trouble making them as fast as planned:

"Weitere Anlaufprobleme gibt es auch beim neuen GLE (V167). Man hat im Werk Tuscaloosa die Automation und Digitalisierung...
02-08-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,347
Posted By Strafzettel

Looks like they are having trouble making them as...

Looks like they are having trouble making them as fast as planned:

"Weitere Anlaufprobleme gibt es auch beim neuen GLE (V167). Man hat im Werk Tuscaloosa die Automation und Digitalisierung...
02-03-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 564,112
Posted By Strafzettel

If you need to explain to your significant other...

If you need to explain to your significant other why you need to spend 80K on a new car, you now know how useful the lowering car feature would be for Fluffy to get in! The review was not very...
01-31-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By Strafzettel

There must have been a glitch on their end...

There must have been a glitch on their end because I was able to use remote start or locate vehicle ever since I got the car without paying for anything. Today for the first time I'm getting a screen...
01-31-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 651
Posted By Strafzettel

How much are you paying and what for? I have not...

How much are you paying and what for? I have not paid anything for the ME app so far
01-03-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,608
Posted By Strafzettel

Last update! Eventually the dealer agreed and...

Last update!
Eventually the dealer agreed and ordered me new rims. The mechanic told me that the balancing machine had worn out parts and was fixed now.
Finally my baby looks nice again :-)

...
12-25-2018, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,608
Posted By Strafzettel

It was a female mechanic and she looked like a...

It was a female mechanic and she looked like a decent person. Haven't heard of Carpro Quartz UK but I have to say the rim are super easy to clean, at least when they have the factory paint on them :-/
12-22-2018, 09:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,608
Posted By Strafzettel

The plastic coated sockets sound like a good...

The plastic coated sockets sound like a good idea. I have brushes to clean the inside without taking the wheels off. Isn't hand torquing standard??
12-22-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,608
Posted By Strafzettel

Thanks for the info! What you are describing...

Thanks for the info! What you are describing sounds like a half assed job that might be ok for older used cars. The dealer offered to try and redo the rims again but I refused that offer. If I was ok...
12-20-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,608
Posted By Strafzettel

Another update! Just when you think that things...

Another update! Just when you think that things couldn't get anymore ridiculous...
I complained and requested new wheels so my car looks the way it did before I brought it to Mercedes of Chicago and...
12-11-2018, 04:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,608
Posted By Strafzettel

Update: I got my car back yesterday and...

Update:

I got my car back yesterday and today in daylight I checked the work they did on my rims. Now I have spray paint on my new tires as if someone had done the work with spray can in a garage!...
12-04-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,608
Posted By Strafzettel

Update: The tires I've ordered on 11/18 were...

Update: The tires I've ordered on 11/18 were shipped on 11/29 and were supposed to be delivered next day on 11/30 since they were coming from IN only 1.5 hours away. I made an appointment to have...
Forum: W212 AMG
12-04-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,283
Posted By Strafzettel

oops sorry, posted in wrong forum

oops sorry, posted in wrong forum
11-29-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 902
Posted By Strafzettel

First of all they offer only 20 inch (or larger)...

First of all they offer only 20 inch (or larger) winter wheels while my summer wheels are 19 inch, so that makes no sense and $830 per wheel isn't exactly cheap either
...
11-27-2018, 09:22 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 564,112
Posted By Strafzettel

Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 4MATIC - Zu Tisch! Habby...

Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 4MATIC - Zu Tisch! Habby deckt auf // 99 Minuten

Just finished watching this German 99 minute review of the new GLE. The guy is a Mercedes fan and he said that the price tag...
11-24-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,608
Posted By Strafzettel

I ordered the 19" Blizzaks on 11/18 at...

I ordered the 19" Blizzaks on 11/18 at www.tirerack.com and when I called a few days later they said that the Bridgestone truck was supposed to deliver to tirerack on 11/23. the tracking hasn't...
10-19-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 117,291
Posted By Strafzettel

Did you hear that 4 cylinder engine noise when he...

Did you hear that 4 cylinder engine noise when he pushed it?
10-17-2018, 03:34 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 117,291
Posted By Strafzettel

At what speed did you get 29mpg?? I drove from...

At what speed did you get 29mpg?? I drove from Chicago to Toronto and back and I couldn't get more than 23 mpg going 75
10-04-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 117,291
Posted By Strafzettel

It's going to be 7 years until they release the...

It's going to be 7 years until they release the next gen, right? My GLS would be 8 years old then, maybe I'll hang on to mine and hope for the next gen!
09-04-2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 564,112
Posted By Strafzettel

here is a new video with less camouflage ...

here is a new video with less camouflage

https://youtu.be/rEHeIwOngmA
09-04-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 591
Posted By Strafzettel

I have the 2nd Row Power Easy-Entry where the...

I have the 2nd Row Power Easy-Entry where the seats fold by pushing a button and the headrests go automatically down when I use that button
08-29-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,788
Posted By Strafzettel

I was kidding about the Russian hack, I saw that...

I was kidding about the Russian hack, I saw that it came from Belarus!
08-29-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,468
Posted By Strafzettel

They once replaced the gas cap on my GLS because...

They once replaced the gas cap on my GLS because the check engine light came on. Apparently the computer alerted a gas leak but there was no leak, so they replaced the gas cap. Haven't the issue...
08-28-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,788
Posted By Strafzettel

Having to turn off the auto start every time I...

Having to turn off the auto start every time I get in the car was annoying but that the engine turned off when I switched from eco to sport mode just as I want to take off, that was really annoying....
08-16-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,157
Posted By Strafzettel

I agree... plastic stick on anything don't...

I agree... plastic stick on anything don't enhance a 80K car, I keep mine stock!
08-07-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 564,112
Posted By Strafzettel

The only thing that I don't like about my GLS...

The only thing that I don't like about my GLS interior is the iPad sticking out, they should have left that as it was in the ML/GL and of course that ugly look they kept going forward, unbelievable....
08-07-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 564,112
Posted By Strafzettel

Wow, I'm really disappointed !

Wow, I'm really disappointed !
07-20-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 307
Posted By Strafzettel

I've gotten confused by rattles coming from stuff...

I've gotten confused by rattles coming from stuff I had in the glovebox, center console or even stuff I put with the spare wheel in the trunk. I would empty all spaces including the compartments in...
07-19-2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,509
Views: 564,112
Posted By Strafzettel

I think GregW / Oregon has a better source than...

I think GregW / Oregon has a better source than you!

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1024x504/crystal_ball_1024x504_cb662a532d84ffe1f5d3b21bb0f23e6994e32951.jpg
07-17-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By Strafzettel

450

450
07-16-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By Strafzettel

I could have taken the exact same photos today in...

I could have taken the exact same photos today in mine, it was 82 degrees outside. At first the engine idled as usual and at some point the rpm's went up. When I turn the A/C off it goes back to 500...
07-10-2018, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,069
Posted By Strafzettel

That engine is or was available in almost all...

That engine is or was available in almost all Mercedes models in Europe, they call it 250d instead of 300d.

https://www.autocar.co.uk/car-review/mercedes-benz/gle
07-10-2018, 09:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By Strafzettel

Seems to me that this is intentional because it...

Seems to me that this is intentional because it only happens when the temperature goes into the 90's. I guess the A/C compressor needs a more little power/higher rpm's to keep up.
And obviously the...
07-07-2018, 11:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,695
Posted By Strafzettel

My GLS450 does it too exactly like yours

My GLS450 does it too exactly like yours
07-06-2018, 03:19 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 117,291
Posted By Strafzettel

My 2014 ML 350 Bluetec had air suspension and the...

My 2014 ML 350 Bluetec had air suspension and the GLS stills feels like an upgrade the way it drives, so comfy. The only thing that really bothers me is that the center armrest and the armrest in the...
07-06-2018, 03:09 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 117,291
Posted By Strafzettel

You should drive the GLS before you say it's just...

You should drive the GLS before you say it's just a longer wheelbase GLE ;-)
06-25-2018, 09:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By Strafzettel

That's what I thought until the check engine...

That's what I thought until the check engine light came on just from tapping the fuse.
The GLS is 5 years newer than the ML and they must have changed something because I had no issues installing a...
06-25-2018, 01:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 969
Posted By Strafzettel

Any luck? I'm curious what I should have done...

Any luck? I'm curious what I should have done differently when I tried to hardwire a dash cam
06-15-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,504
Posted By Strafzettel

kbb.com says $55,673 - $60,460 for a 2017 but...

kbb.com says $55,673 - $60,460 for a 2017 but it's a 2017 model, the car was built in 2016, so it's 2 years old. They must be dreaming to offer it for $68,998, there are a lot on autotrader.com in...
06-15-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,709
Posted By Strafzettel

Open the hood and check the engine compartment,...

Open the hood and check the engine compartment, there should be a sticker telling you exactly what to use
06-14-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By Strafzettel

You shouldn't ask me, my install wasn't...

You shouldn't ask me, my install wasn't successful. I returned the dash cam
05-12-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 117,291
Posted By Strafzettel

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1280x720/2019_mercedes_gle_spy_photo_5_0dc6ea6d85322e3af6cdff0ae42cd8c443f9d2a9_cf1269bab3fc729d472ccedddb78bb9924491779.jpg

I'm excited...
05-08-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By Strafzettel

I think they said on http://www.jesmb.de that the...

I think they said on http://www.jesmb.de that the A class sedan is only available in China
05-08-2018, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By Strafzettel

No we didn't look at the new A6. They don't offer...

No we didn't look at the new A6. They don't offer diesels here anymore and our 2014 A6 felt like a Fiat compared to the new BMW. It's quick and gets good gas mileage but the TDI engine is not as...
05-08-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By Strafzettel

Our 4 year old A6TDI had 100000 miles (160000KM)...

Our 4 year old A6TDI had 100000 miles (160000KM) on it and we are not taxi drivers ;-)
05-08-2018, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By Strafzettel

The 6 cylinder diesel is a much better drive than...

The 6 cylinder diesel is a much better drive than the 4 cylinder gasoline engine. It has so much torque that acceleration is just effortless and the engine is at most times between 1500 - 3000 rpm's...
05-06-2018, 08:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,317
Posted By Strafzettel

We just bought a BMW!

I still have my GLS450 but it was time to get rid of the A6TDI. Since BMW is the only German brand offering Diesels and we wanted a diesel, we bought the 540d yesterday. It has so much torque and is...
04-30-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By Strafzettel

Sounds like you haven't driven the GLE with the 9...

Sounds like you haven't driven the GLE with the 9 speed yet. It is much more responsive and less clunky than the 7 speed. I can cruise in 9th gear at much lower rpms which is more quiet and saves...
04-13-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,025
Posted By Strafzettel

I have never heard of anyone having to wait 2,5...

I have never heard of anyone having to wait 2,5 months for a windshield or 5 months for a replacement door before. Was it Mercedes or Safelite glass that had issues with getting the windshield? ...
03-30-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,214
Posted By Strafzettel

Sister in law got hit in the side with her Tesla...

Sister in law got hit in the side with her Tesla Model X. She'll have to drive a rental car for the next 5 months because that's how long the repair is supposed to take due to Tesla not having spare...
03-28-2018, 08:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,025
Posted By Strafzettel

Great, I'm glad for you!

Great, I'm glad for you!
03-28-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,025
Posted By Strafzettel

Good to know I'm not the only (crazy) one...

Good to know I'm not the only (crazy) one thinking like that. I'm convinced that they scratched my car with their belt buckles when leaning over to reach over the hood, windshield, roof.
03-26-2018, 11:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,025
Posted By Strafzettel

Are you sure about taking off the rear section...

Are you sure about taking off the rear section roof glass? I thought that they may have to loosen the ceiling which is annoying enough. I just watched some videos on youtube where people had their...
03-26-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,025
Posted By Strafzettel

I know exactly how you feel about having your new...

I know exactly how you feel about having your new car taken apart, I'm the same. I wonder if your car really left the manufacturing plant like that or if something happened after wards. I used to go...
03-25-2018, 07:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By Strafzettel

Mercedes didn't advertise it anywhere right? I...

Mercedes didn't advertise it anywhere right? I know the new Audi A8 tilts to the side so that the oncoming car would hit the lower, more stable side part but if they did that with SUV's it would make...
03-25-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 413
Posted By Strafzettel

I don't think the backup camera on your GLS has a...

I don't think the backup camera on your GLS has a rear end collision warning system built in. If you have parking sensors in your bumpers, they will warn you when you get really close to something...
03-09-2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By Strafzettel

Making a copy of the drivers license, making a...

Making a copy of the drivers license, making a copy of the credit card, filling out the form with the mileage and amount of gas in the loaner and so on... The dealer where I bought my car doesn't...
03-09-2018, 08:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By Strafzettel

A loaner for the day is great if you get...

A loaner for the day is great if you get something done that really takes a day but filling out the loaner paper work and spending the time to return the loaner, sitting in traffic and so on is still...
03-09-2018, 08:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By Strafzettel

People have better things to do than sitting at...

People have better things to do than sitting at the dealership, luxury cars don't pay for themselves. They could say "hey would you like a free checkup which takes an hour or just the oil change?"...
03-08-2018, 06:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 991
Posted By Strafzettel

Oil Change

I bought my GLS450 new last September and I knew judging from the discount I got that it had been sitting in the dealers lot for a while. The sticker in the door shows that it was manufactured in...
02-07-2018, 11:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 462
Posted By Strafzettel

Maybe a fuse is out?

Maybe a fuse is out?
02-01-2018, 11:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,530
Posted By Strafzettel

You are new to this forum and the only question...

You are new to this forum and the only question you have is how much discount you can get? Ok, let's assume you really are serious... I got about 11% off on a 2017 model that had been sitting in the...
01-26-2018, 05:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,930
Posted By Strafzettel

First and most importantly airmatic (and I never...

First and most importantly airmatic (and I never want to be without it again), keyless go, harman/kardon sound, heated rear seats, palladium silver and heated/cooled cup holders. One more thing that...
01-26-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,930
Posted By Strafzettel

You mean if the sales guy gave me a hard time?

You mean if the sales guy gave me a hard time?
01-26-2018, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,930
Posted By Strafzettel

Yes my ML had sun visors but only the simple...

Yes my ML had sun visors but only the simple version, not the double version where you can flip one to the side and the other one down
01-26-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,930
Posted By Strafzettel

It was not standard, I custom ordered my 2014 ML...

It was not standard, I custom ordered my 2014 ML 350 Bluetec without it because I didn't want to spend the extra $4500. The only thing in that package that I cared about was the backup camera. I...
01-21-2018, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,728
Posted By Strafzettel

It didn't work for me when gas was low and it...

It didn't work for me when gas was low and it said so in the app. Is it possible you didn't notice the message?
01-17-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,653
Posted By Strafzettel

I'm talking about how it's done. The CLS has wide...

I'm talking about how it's done. The CLS has wide fenders but there is a clean line that looks classy. When you look at that Passat picture it looks like they extended 2- 3 inches just around the...
01-17-2018, 11:41 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,653
Posted By Strafzettel

No, the CLS does not have that look. ...

No, the CLS does not have that look.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1658x604-1/screen_shot_2018_01_17_at_10_35_57_am_9d8958d78c94d0ba5ad7c777292b171e69c5407a.png

They...
01-17-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,653
Posted By Strafzettel

This is what I have to think of when I see these...

This is what I have to think of when I see these big wheel wells!
...
01-11-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Strafzettel

I was wondering where you are, your profile...

I was wondering where you are, your profile doesn't say. Maybe it makes sense to sell 4 cylinder GLE's in Costa Rica, when I was there I had a rental car and the fastest I could go was like 80km/h....
01-10-2018, 10:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 334
Posted By Strafzettel

The GLC is available with that 4 cylinder engine,...

The GLC is available with that 4 cylinder engine, not the GLE. I have driven the GLC 250 with 210 HP on the German highway and it has enough power and a sporty sound but it's not smooth like 6...
01-10-2018, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,147
Posted By Strafzettel

The Grand Edition is coming out in mid 2018? I...

The Grand Edition is coming out in mid 2018? I thought the next generation GLE and GLS was going to be out by then
01-03-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,661
Posted By Strafzettel

Are you saying the diesel was frozen? Did you...

Are you saying the diesel was frozen? Did you have diesel in the tank that you got in Florida? I made it through 3 Chicago winters with my ML Bluetec and had no issues
12-21-2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By Strafzettel

Do you mean the antennas on each side next to the...

Do you mean the antennas on each side next to the trunk that come out when you put the car in reverse? They give you an indication where the car ends but not exactly, I scratched a car once thinking...
12-21-2017, 11:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,007
Posted By Strafzettel

One possible reason could be that, if they made...

One possible reason could be that, if they made the more expensive lights standard it would push the base price a little and then they couldn't say anymore that the GLS starts at just under 70K ?
...
12-21-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,007
Posted By Strafzettel

I would think a soft rim might take a bump while...

I would think a soft rim might take a bump while a hard rim would brake since it doesn't give in.

Don't know if I've gotten used to the look of my rims or what but I think in person they don't...
12-21-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,007
Posted By Strafzettel

I saw a video where they tested non OEM rims by...

I saw a video where they tested non OEM rims by running over something to see how they withstand potholes and the non OEM rim broke real fast. We have lots and lots of potholes here in Chicago, one...
12-20-2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,123
Posted By Strafzettel

That's impressive, thanks for sharing! I was also...

That's impressive, thanks for sharing! I was also wondering what the lamps with and without cornering lights look like since Blake4 is so unhappy about his car not matching the photo on mbusa.com
12-15-2017, 02:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,123
Posted By Strafzettel

Why is your dealer keeping the car for that long,...

Why is your dealer keeping the car for that long, it's not like he can drill holes and add some bulbs to it. Have you tested the car in the dark by using the blinker and turning the steering wheel to...
12-14-2017, 04:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,123
Posted By Strafzettel

Looks like you are getting the corners...

Looks like you are getting the corners illuminated, it's just done in a different way.... pretty cool technique!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0OJjvYPV3oc
12-14-2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,123
Posted By Strafzettel

Do the lights turn as you turn the steering...

Do the lights turn as you turn the steering wheel, like it did in the Citroen DS?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rjWxF4_G-pM
12-14-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,123
Posted By Strafzettel

I'm not 100% sure but I think I've seen another...

I'm not 100% sure but I think I've seen another thread about that and for some reason we don't get these cornering lights here in the US? I've driven a GLC with it in Germany and it took some getting...
12-14-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 987
Posted By Strafzettel

I agree... I was so used to push the pedal only...

I agree... I was so used to push the pedal only half way in my ML bluetec because it had so much torque that it didn't need to downshift plus the 7 speed transmission was a little slow. Passengers...
12-09-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By Strafzettel

Nice!

Nice!
12-06-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,688
Posted By Strafzettel

I always tell people that used BMW's are more...

I always tell people that used BMW's are more likely to cost them money in repair than used Mercedes, it's not the same quality but it could be worse.... https://youtu.be/FvJCCoLoKRA
12-06-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,699
Posted By Strafzettel

If you found the fader, that's all there is. The...

If you found the fader, that's all there is. The HK system has settings for Pro-Logig sound or whatever it's called which can be on or off. You still think the 3rd row speakers make a big...
12-04-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,699
Posted By Strafzettel

I had a 2014 ML and the subwoofer was in the...

I had a 2014 ML and the subwoofer was in the trunk as well. I think models without HK system have a storage area where models with HK system have the subwoofer.
12-04-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,699
Posted By Strafzettel

Yes, your dealer lied to you, the HK sounds much...

Yes, your dealer lied to you, the HK sounds much better than the stock system. I wonder if you could get the speakers from a GLS that has been totaled like the 550 in the other thread?

The 3rd row...
12-03-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 644
Posted By Strafzettel

2.69% with MBFS

2.69% with MBFS
12-03-2017, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,655
Posted By Strafzettel

If you are hitting the breaks not hard enough,...

If you are hitting the breaks not hard enough, the car will assist and break harder for you to avoid a collision. I have experienced that with my ML and that's what you get with the standard Active...
12-02-2017, 09:25 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 618
Posted By Strafzettel

I stumbled across an add from that company either...

I stumbled across an add from that company either here or on benzworld.org and I wondered about that. If your hood looks different than the rest of the car, it looks like you installed a spare part...
12-01-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By Strafzettel

The brilliant blue screems a little at me, at...

The brilliant blue screems a little at me, at least in pictures. The Lunar Blue looks pretty different in the sun vs. in the shade......
11-30-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 780
Posted By Strafzettel

My 2017 GLS450 is Lunar Blue and it's showing on...

My 2017 GLS450 is Lunar Blue and it's showing on MBUSA.com for the 2018 model as well
Forum: W211 AMG
11-30-2017, 11:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By Strafzettel

Looks like you never park in tight spaces......

Looks like you never park in tight spaces... those are indicators for how close you are to an obstacle
11-29-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,230
Posted By Strafzettel

Why is it that people refer to cars as "she"?...

Why is it that people refer to cars as "she"? Having lots of power is a masculine thing, so cars should be male and not female, right?
11-28-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By Strafzettel

Did you check on autotrader? sometimes the...

Did you check on autotrader? sometimes the description isn't great but when you google the Vin it often shows the dealer website with more info:
...
11-28-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By Strafzettel

Things are in fact very different in Germany for...

Things are in fact very different in Germany for example if you run a red light your license is gone for a month. I see people running red lights here in Chicago everyday, even the cops do it even...
11-28-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By Strafzettel

Thank you for the suggestions but I'm done with...

Thank you for the suggestions but I'm done with dashcams for now. I chose the Thinkware F800 Pro because it has HD front and rear vs HD front and 720p rear, it's smaller than the dashcams with...
11-28-2017, 12:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,010
Posted By Strafzettel

Not everybody cares about it and it's not fun to...

Not everybody cares about it and it's not fun to wait 3+ months for a custom order
11-27-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By Strafzettel

Update: Every time I thought that I'm close to be...

Update: Every time I thought that I'm close to be done with the installation another thing comes up. I couldn't find another car frame/ground point to connect to, so I decided to add a third wire...
11-27-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By Strafzettel

"Be the bigger person! in the bigger car" that's...

"Be the bigger person! in the bigger car" that's a good one! Thank you for your understanding, maybe we Europeans react differently because we are not used to people running around with guns??
I...
11-27-2017, 12:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By Strafzettel

Thanks a lot for the advice! I bought a voltmeter...

Thanks a lot for the advice! I bought a voltmeter and figured out what the issue is. I've extended the 2 wires for permanent and ignition power to the fusebox under the backseat and I used the metal...
11-26-2017, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,921
Posted By Strafzettel

Dashcam install question

Hi All,

I bought a Thinkware F800 Pro and I'm having a hard time with the hard wiring in my GLS. The cam works ok using the cigarette lighter plug but that won't give me the option to use the cam...
11-23-2017, 08:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By Strafzettel

That's what I thought but I wanted to ask in case...

That's what I thought but I wanted to ask in case I missed something, thanks!
11-22-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 866
Posted By Strafzettel

Apple car play and navigation

I like apple car play except for Amazon Music which doesn't load half the time and I'm not a fan of the apple map navigation either. I find google maps best but I can't get the visual on the car...
11-20-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,365
Posted By Strafzettel

I'm so jealous, the W126 560 was always my dream...

I'm so jealous, the W126 560 was always my dream car!!
11-20-2017, 12:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,534
Posted By Strafzettel

I have no clue either how to value a 22 year old...

I have no clue either how to value a 22 year old car but I always loved the E420 because it has almost as much power as the E500 but doesn't have the obvious wheel wells that give away the V8 power....
11-17-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,444
Posted By Strafzettel

About the headrests, they really aren't in the...

About the headrests, they really aren't in the line of view when put down, so no reason to take them out....
11-17-2017, 09:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,444
Posted By Strafzettel

I agree with Mike450... you seem to be driving in...

I agree with Mike450... you seem to be driving in the burbs, you can't get an average of 34mph in Chicago
11-17-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,444
Posted By Strafzettel

Don't know what traffic is like in your city but...

Don't know what traffic is like in your city but I was talking about going from red light to red light when I said that I'm getting 13mpg
11-16-2017, 09:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,444
Posted By Strafzettel

I have only 900 miles on my 2017 GLS so far and...

I have only 900 miles on my 2017 GLS so far and I'm getting 13mpg in the city, I wonder how much worse it would be if I had the old V8 engine? There is def. enough power and I can go 50mph in 9th...
11-14-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,504
Posted By Strafzettel

I would check on Autotrader.com to see what other...

I would check on Autotrader.com to see what other cars with that mileage go for but 65k sounds more like it
11-14-2017, 10:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,504
Posted By Strafzettel

I would say if it had 1500 miles on it, it would...

I would say if it had 1500 miles on it, it would be ok but with 7500 miles it's a used car and not just a loaner anymore, so I don't think it's a good deal.
11-12-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,376
Posted By Strafzettel

"Any day now" would be if the car was on a truck...

"Any day now" would be if the car was on a truck being delivered to your dealer. I hate when dealers are dishonest like yours. You should send a private message to fabbrisd1...
11-11-2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By Strafzettel

Sounds like the wheels need balancing, probably...

Sounds like the wheels need balancing, probably on the caravan if you don't have the issue driving the GLE alone.
11-10-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 768
Posted By Strafzettel

Had the same issue with my ML350 Bluetec when it...

Had the same issue with my ML350 Bluetec when it was 3 days old. I went back and forth with the dealer for the next 5 weeks and eventually they replaced the exhaust which fixed the issue. Don't know...
11-09-2017, 12:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Strafzettel

Angry If you're getting your money back it's all good,...

If you're getting your money back it's all good, right? We had an even worse experience with an Audi dealer when we bought our A6 TDI... the guy wouldn't shut up for a second during the test drive,...
11-09-2017, 12:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By Strafzettel

Maybe you should call the manager instead of that...

Maybe you should call the manager instead of that guy to get your deposit back? We test drove an e-class here at Fletcher Jones in Chicago and the sales guy kept calling me afterwards and every time...
11-06-2017, 02:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 337
Posted By Strafzettel

Squeaking Mirrors on new GLS450

When I lock or unlock the car and the mirrors fold in/out there is a squeaking sound. I called the dealer and they said that I should come in and they would lubricate the mechanism. I did some...
11-04-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,073
Posted By Strafzettel

Congrats on your GLS450! I got mine 5 weeks ago....

Congrats on your GLS450! I got mine 5 weeks ago. I like how comfy the ride is with the 19 inch wheels and with all the potholes we have in Chicago, I wouldn't trade comfort for looks. If you search...
10-29-2017, 08:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,713
Posted By Strafzettel

I remember a story from a guy in the UK. He...

I remember a story from a guy in the UK. He uploaded videos showing that he was going 160mph and more on UK highways. He went to jail for 3 years.
10-28-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,713
Posted By Strafzettel

Like I said, I don't know anything about this...

Like I said, I don't know anything about this "kid" and maybe you are right. I started a post recently about someone throwing something at my brand new GLS which freaked me out. I thought that people...
10-28-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,713
Posted By Strafzettel

Unless I missed it, there was no description of...

Unless I missed it, there was no description of how busy the highway was when he was going 100. I just noticed that people in this forum tend to be very judgmental like they've never done anything...
10-28-2017, 07:23 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,713
Posted By Strafzettel

I don't know anything about the person who...

I don't know anything about the person who started this post but I'd like to say that I'd rather have someone who goes 100mph on an empty highway than all these people driving in the left lane at the...
10-28-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,798
Posted By Strafzettel

You are right, the only thing is that the 3 month...

You are right, the only thing is that the 3 month wait felt like forever when I custom ordered my previous car. Every morning when I woke up the first thing on my mind was the car, it was ridiculous!...
10-27-2017, 07:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 445
Posted By Strafzettel

It always shows on mine and it also says so in...

It always shows on mine and it also says so in the manual. Maybe yours is different because you are in Australia or because it's a Diesel... not sure if any GLS350 were sold in the US
10-17-2017, 08:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,120
Posted By Strafzettel

I think it's the city driving that you're not...

I think it's the city driving that you're not getting better gas mileage because it takes some gas to get 5000 pounds rolling. With my ML350 Diesel I would get 27mpg if it was 100% highway driving,...
10-15-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,258
Posted By Strafzettel

Schiller Park is about an hour drive if you live...

Schiller Park is about an hour drive if you live in the city, so you shouldn't be like "your question has already been answered". The second part of your post was helpful
10-15-2017, 01:03 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 26,653
Posted By Strafzettel

One dealer I talked to said that Mercedes might...

One dealer I talked to said that Mercedes might have some "dreck am stecken"...which means that Mercedes might have cheated too. They stopped selling all diesel vehicles in the US including the...
10-12-2017, 04:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,258
Posted By Strafzettel

We had some work done here on our A6 and it was a...

We had some work done here on our A6 and it was a lot cheaper than the dealer and they used original parts

870 W Division St, Chicago, IL 60642
wizardwerkschi.com (http://www.wizardwerkschi.com/)
Forum: Midwest
10-12-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,861
Posted By Strafzettel

Citgo, 2477 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60616 ...

Citgo, 2477 S Archer Ave, Chicago, IL 60616

Has D2 diesel, I used to go there with my bluetec
10-10-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 6,504
Posted By Strafzettel

I just sent you a pm but it's not in my sent...

I just sent you a pm but it's not in my sent folder... just making sure you got it!
10-09-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By Strafzettel

People do stuff when they sit in their cars that...

People do stuff when they sit in their cars that they would never do if they were standing in front of you, it's like a false sense of security inside the car. A face to face conversation helps...
10-09-2017, 01:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By Strafzettel

I appreciate the advice about the chance of...

I appreciate the advice about the chance of people having guns... not something I ever had to worry about growing up in Germany.
I'm a little bummed about the fact that nobody is siding with me how...
10-08-2017, 05:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By Strafzettel

It was not just "a honk", she kept honking like a...

It was not just "a honk", she kept honking like a crazy person and I got annoyed by it. I had been sitting in traffic too and I'm sure everybody was tired of it but that doesn't give anyone the right...
10-08-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By Strafzettel

You are right, I knew that someone might be...

You are right, I knew that someone might be offended if I describe the situation as it was. Don't you think there is something wrong with that?
10-07-2017, 10:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By Strafzettel

Yeah, I heard that one before... I keep...

Yeah, I heard that one before... I keep forgetting how easy it is in this country to get guns
10-07-2017, 09:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By Strafzettel

Would you stay calm if someone threw stuff at...

Would you stay calm if someone threw stuff at your E63S? Trust me I don't think that all black people are mindless idiots, don't know how you came up with that. Our current and last president are...
10-07-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,701
Posted By Strafzettel

road rage... or jealousy?

So today I was stuck in Chicago traffic with lots of road closures due to a an upcoming marathon. The traffic was moving super slow from traffic light to traffic light and I noticed a Nissan Rogue in...
10-05-2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,007
Posted By Strafzettel

Thanks for the responses everyone! My dealer...

Thanks for the responses everyone! My dealer doesn't have a brochure that he could send and from what I found on the MBUSA site it looks like the GLS550 rims are my most favorite choice but expensive...
09-27-2017, 08:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,007
Posted By Strafzettel

where to buy OEM rims

Hi Everyone! I just bought a brand new GLS450 and I love it! What I'm not in love with are the rims. I looked on the MBUSA site and I'm finding only one rim option under accessories. Any suggestions...
09-22-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By Strafzettel

!

You'd think a car with a base price of 70K would have sufficient lighting, right? I've heard lots of good stuff about the lighting package but I live in the city where we have street lights pretty...
09-19-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By Strafzettel

Exactly!! thanks :)

Exactly!! thanks :)
09-19-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By Strafzettel

test drive didn't go as expected...

I've been researching about the GLE550e for a while now and I almost put a downpayment on a custom order. Yesterday I drove for over an hour to get to a dealer that actually has one available for...
09-11-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 750
Posted By Strafzettel

Custom order lead time

On Wednesday I put in an order for a new GLE550e. There really is not much 2017 inventory on Autotrader now but even months ago when there was more, it seemed impossible to find one in grey with...
09-10-2017, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,018
Posted By Strafzettel

When I got my ML350 bluetec in 2014 it worked...

When I got my ML350 bluetec in 2014 it worked great for 3 days and then started bucking. The next 4 weeks it went in and out of the shop until a German guy from MBUSA came by and told them to replace...
09-07-2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,955
Posted By Strafzettel

Thanks for the info! Don't know if that makes a...

Thanks for the info! Don't know if that makes a difference with production time but I'm sure there is more demand for AMG's vs 350's or Hybrids?
09-06-2017, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,955
Posted By Strafzettel

Remember how I said the 2019 model is worth...

Remember how I said the 2019 model is worth waiting for?? I just ordered a 2018 GLE550e... I guess I'm not good at waiting :nix: I custom ordered again, so the next 3 months are going to be looong 3...
08-30-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,955
Posted By Strafzettel

You are right although I'm glad that Mercedes has...

You are right although I'm glad that Mercedes has stayed away from touch screens, they are just gross and distracting and before you say anything... yes my iPhone is gross too :)
08-30-2017, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By Strafzettel

MSRP for mine was $57,595 It was a custom order...

MSRP for mine was $57,595 It was a custom order and I asked for $3000 off. The sales guy talked to his boss, came back and said yes... so I probably could have gotten more. I got another $500 off...
08-30-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,955
Posted By Strafzettel

I don't like how the display on the current GLE...

I don't like how the display on the current GLE sticks out like an iPad, the wide built in screen on the E-class looks so much better and the new GLE should be similar. From the outside the new GLE...
08-14-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,294
Posted By Strafzettel

My 2014 ML350 Bluetec has air suspension and 19...

My 2014 ML350 Bluetec has air suspension and 19 inch wheels. I didn't want to compromise on comfort, so I was happy 19 inch wheels. When I put the suspension in sport mode I'm still able to go pretty...
08-06-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,042
Posted By Strafzettel

If the Mercedes engineers say that an oil change...

If the Mercedes engineers say that an oil change once a year or every 10K miles is enough, I'm sure that it is enough. I remember reading about a study where they kept the oil for 100000 KM by using...
07-30-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,635
Posted By Strafzettel

I went through a 3 year mechanic training at...

I went through a 3 year mechanic training at Mercedes in Germany in the early 90's. I remember them getting mad at customers when they said that they would turn off the AC when it's not needed....
07-28-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,635
Posted By Strafzettel

bad smell is probably caused by bacteria....

bad smell is probably caused by bacteria. Mercedes has a spray that you spray in the air intakes while you blast the fan. if you guys turn off the AC, that could be the reason for the issue... you...
07-22-2017, 04:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,492
Posted By Strafzettel

The next gen GLE will be completely new and not...

The next gen GLE will be completely new and not just a facelift, it's been 6 years already since the last major update.
I look forward to the new interior which should have the big screen like the...
07-20-2017, 10:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By Strafzettel

I only hear it when I drive down our garage or go...

I only hear it when I drive down our garage or go over a speed bump and I don't like having my car taken apart, so I didn't do anything about it. When you read the thread this was the best answer:
...
07-20-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 862
Posted By Strafzettel

Does it rattle or creak? There was a thread about...

Does it rattle or creak? There was a thread about the rubber door sealants making creaking noise:
https://mbworld.org/forums/gle-class-w166/639106-gle-350-frame-door-seals-creak-squeak.html
07-17-2017, 06:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,511
Posted By Strafzettel

According to jesmb.de the face lifted S Class is...

According to jesmb.de the face lifted S Class is getting the new 3 liter I6 with 367HP + 122 electric HP and will be released in September as S560e. That means (hopefully) that we are getting a...
07-13-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,511
Posted By Strafzettel

It's still listed on the German site as GLE500e

It's still listed on the German site as GLE500e
07-12-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By Strafzettel

yeah that bothers me too. they now offer the E400...

yeah that bothers me too. they now offer the E400 wagon for 62k
07-11-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By Strafzettel

47k gets you the 4 cylinder with 250HP :-/

47k gets you the 4 cylinder with 250HP :-/
07-11-2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,511
Posted By Strafzettel

Do hybrids need to get some kind of approval for...

Do hybrids need to get some kind of approval for every model year like the diesels?
06-12-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By Strafzettel

I agree with that pregnant pause, it's annoying....

I agree with that pregnant pause, it's annoying. Sounds like the hybrid is a really nice drive. I hope they don't downsize the GLE hybrid to a 4 cylinder in the next generation. I have high hopes for...
06-10-2017, 09:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By Strafzettel

The fact that the heating/ac works immediately...

The fact that the heating/ac works immediately makes the car even more interesting. I see you had a bluetec before. Do you miss the bluetec torque in the GLE500e, is it as quiet?
05-28-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,751
Posted By Strafzettel

When I got my ML in 2014 I noticed a sound when I...

When I got my ML in 2014 I noticed a sound when I made the car bounce by accelerating but I couldn't say where it came from. Of course at first the dealer couldn't find anything, so I had to drive it...
05-24-2017, 11:56 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 426
Posted By Strafzettel

new 3 liter R6 Diesel available in Germany

Look what's available to order in Germany now:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/900x305/80-screen_shot_2017_05_24_at_10_50_56_5ff58a41d9ca654547f551713af3e32ec7176d9c.jpg

...
05-22-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By Strafzettel

Does that require built in wifi which has a...

Does that require built in wifi which has a monthly cost I assume?
05-20-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By Strafzettel

I saw that review, it's good. So does the...

I saw that review, it's good. So does the heating/ac work in electric mode?
05-17-2017, 04:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Strafzettel

Isn't that bad for the engine when you drive in...

Isn't that bad for the engine when you drive in electric mode in winter and the engine goes from freezing cold zero rpm's to 2000rpm or so? Heating and A/C work all electric, no gas engine needed?
05-16-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,279
Posted By Strafzettel

GLE550e warm up question

With the unknown future of Mercedes Diesels here in the US I'm thinking of getting a hybrid when the next gen of GLE's comes out. This is not about saving mpg's but it's apparently the only option to...
04-12-2017, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,231
Posted By Strafzettel

here is a german video about a similar tuning...

here is a german video about a similar tuning kit. the test showed that the ML improved 0 - 60 by half a second but they also said that they didn't really feel the difference while driving because...
03-25-2017, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,759
Posted By Strafzettel

He is not a troll, he is very helpful actually!

He is not a troll, he is very helpful actually!
03-19-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By Strafzettel

I'd be curious to find out what the measurements...

I'd be curious to find out what the measurements are. I'd have to buy a larger level to find out
03-18-2017, 10:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By Strafzettel

I agree. I try to compensate by adjusting the...

I agree. I try to compensate by adjusting the seat higher or lower but I have to pick which arm I want to be comfortable
03-16-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 827
Posted By Strafzettel

Bad ergonomics in the GLE/ML

Am I the only one who is bothered with the center armrest being higher than the armrest in the doors in the GLE/ML? When I rest both arms while driving either my spine is not straight or my right...
02-17-2017, 08:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 7,151
Posted By Strafzettel

You guys keep talking about the gas mileage like...

You guys keep talking about the gas mileage like you were driving a Prius! I look at the GLE550e as a GLE400 with better gas mileage and more power. How do the 436 hp feel, is it fun to push it??
01-06-2017, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,679
Posted By Strafzettel

We have a hand car wash a few blocks from my...

We have a hand car wash a few blocks from my house, that's my preferred car wash. If I use an automated car wash, it has to be the soft cloth type. I've seen scratched after only one car wash with...
12-21-2016, 03:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 364
Posted By Strafzettel

Audi has a Q7 with V8 Diesel coming!

435 horsepower and 664 lb-ft of torque... I wish Mercedes came up with a similar diesel AND would bring it to the US!

http://www.caranddriver.com/news/2017-audi-sq7-tdi-diesel-photos-and-info-news
12-13-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,661
Posted By Strafzettel

In the US they replaced the V6 diesel with the 4...

In the US they replaced the V6 diesel with the 4 cylinder diesel in fall of 2014, which is why I ordered my 2014ML 350 bluetec just before that happened. So from then on Mercedes offered only the...
11-29-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,844
Posted By Strafzettel

We are not so impressed with our 2014 Audi A6...

We are not so impressed with our 2014 Audi A6 TDI. The handsfree calls sound horrible, like sitting in a high speed train and it's hard to have a conversation without having to repeat a lot. The...
11-14-2016, 11:12 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 357
Posted By Strafzettel

I'm waiting for the GLE with the new 313HP R6...

I'm waiting for the GLE with the new 313HP R6 Diesel!
10-28-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,772
Posted By Strafzettel

My 2014 ML without Panorama roof does it too. I...

My 2014 ML without Panorama roof does it too. I was thinking...if that's what happens driving down the parking garage, what would happen if I went off-road?? I have airmatic, so I really didn't think...
09-06-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 643
Posted By Strafzettel

You could use cruise control to give your foot a...

You could use cruise control to give your foot a rest on longer trips
08-29-2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,818
Posted By Strafzettel

I think all Mercedes with gear shifter in the...

I think all Mercedes with gear shifter in the steering have paddle shifters since there is no stick to add that function to.
08-24-2016, 04:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,818
Posted By Strafzettel

Even my 2012 C350 didn't go right away when I...

Even my 2012 C350 didn't go right away when I pushed kick-down from a stand still. It felt like the car needed a second to think about it.
08-21-2016, 11:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,513
Posted By Strafzettel

There are a lot of bad drivers in DC, by the time...

There are a lot of bad drivers in DC, by the time I got from Bethesda to Alexandria in the mornings, I was ready to kill someone!
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